Pioneers of “Double Extortion” Say Maze Ransomware Project is Over

The Maze ransomware group issued a press release on November, 1 2020 announcing, "it is officially closed." Maze was one of the pioneers of 'double extortion' -- stealing data before encrypting the victim's files. Ransoms could be demanded for both the decryption key, and for returning or deleting the stolen data.

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